California Audit: More Virus Money Should Have Gone To Small CountiesCalifornia should have spent more money helping its smaller counties battle the coronavirus, state Auditor Elaine Howle said Tuesday, criticizing Gov. Gavin Newsom's administration for favoring places with big populations despite data showing the needs of rural areas “were at least the same if not greater.”
Northern California Native Aaron Rodgers Publicly Criticizes Gov. Newsom Over His Handling Of The PandemicGreen Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers publicly slammed government leaders, including Governor Gavin Newsom for his handling of the pandemic.
'We Will Be There By The Early Fall': Fauci Talks Return To Normalcy With Gov. NewsomIn a virtual conversation with California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday, Dr. Anthony Fauci said the general public could potentially begin receiving COVID-19 vaccinations by April and estimated life could begin returning to normal in the early fall of 2021.
House Passes Bill To Increase Stimulus Checks To $2,000The U.S. House of Representatives on Monday voted to pass a bill to increase the $600 stimulus checks to $2,000, with 275 members voting for the bill and 134 voting against it.
Trump Signs COVID-19 Economic Relief PackageThe White House said Sunday night that President Trump signed legislation for $900 billion in coronavirus economic aid and $1.4 trillion in government spending, averting a government shutdown and providing support for millions of Americans.
Truckee Asking Vacation Rentals To Cancel Reservations During Stay-At-Home OrderTruckee has issued a new ordinance warning all rental property owners that permits could be revoked if their properties are used inappropriately during the stay-at-home order.
Biden Outlines Plan For New Round Of COVID Relief Once In OfficePresident-elect Joe Biden on Tuesday outlined the basics of what he plans to request from Congress in a new round of COVID-19 relief once he takes office, including a new round of stimulus checks, calling the just-passed aid bill a "down payment" in addressing the pandemic.
McConnell Says Congress Has Reached Agreement On COVID Relief PackageSenate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Sunday said Democrats and Republicans have "finalized a deal" on a $900 billion COVID-19 relief package. It's unclear when they will vote on it, although the government is set to shutdown if a deal is not reached by midnight.
Motion Filed To Question Gov. Newsom Over COVID-19 ResponseA new motion filed in a Sacramento federal court is looking to depose Gov. Gavin Newsom and other top state officials over their pandemic response.
South Lake Tahoe Struggles To Stay Open While Neighboring Nevada Operates Under Different Health GuidelinesWith hotels in South Lake Tahoe largely closed to non-essential guests, there is only one place skiers can get warm: Nevada.
With Virus Cases On The Rise, Could There Be More Restrictions?Dr. Peter Beilenson, Sacramento County's Health Services Director, says there are plans towards enforcement such as fining people, not businesses.
Ballot Proposal Would Restrict California Governor's Virus PowersA ballot proposal cleared Thursday to begin collecting thousands of signatures needed to qualify for the ballot would, if approved, prohibit state and local officials from “issuing enforceable orders, regulations or ordinances to address public health emergencies resulting from epidemics, infectious disease outbreaks and similar conditions.”
Will The New COVID Curfew Work Without Enforcement?Since California officials announced they would be issuing a curfew to limit the spread of the coronavirus, local law enforcement agencies have been saying they will not be enforcing it.
'It's Hypocrisy': Neighbors Call Out Governor's Night Out, Local Lawmakers' Trip To Maui Amid COVID SurgeAfter a big night out in wine country and a trip to Maui, Gov. Gavin Newsom and other state leaders are being called out for their hypocrisy in adopting the "do as I say, not as I do" philosophy.
Deputies Won’t Enforce Month-Long California Curfew, Sacramento Sheriff SaysSacramento County Sheriff Scott Jones said his deputies will not be enforcing compliance with the month-long nighttime curfew Gov. Gavin Newsom announced on Thursday amid rising coronavirus cases.